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Natércia Napoleão | Brianne Jang, April M. Killins
Amiskwaciwâskahikan / Edmonton, AB

Natércia Napoleão

Natércia Napoleão is a multifaceted Brazilian theatre artist.

Over the past 18 years, she has had a wide influence within the Albertan theatre community, with experience in site-specific theatre, dance theatre, multimedia performance, television, musicals, and a wide range of classical and contemporary theatre. Performance highlights include the acclaimed Fado: The Saddest Music in the World (Puente Theatre/ Firehall Arts Centre) in Vancouver.

Directing credits include Hummm (Climate Change Theatre Action/ New Harlem Productions); Orange Skies (Tarragon Theatre’s Young Playwright’s Unit); and the multidisciplinary theatre piece, Threshold (The Lobbyists collective/2021 Chinook Series). 

Natércia is an associate producer with Dora Award-nominated manidoons collective supporting the premiere production of esteemed playwright Yolanda Bonnell’s newest play, White Girls in Moccasins, in co-production with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.

Natércia is currently developing her first full-length play, Michener Park, alongside renowned Chilean author, playwright and activist, Carmen Aguirre.